Scottish Educational Award Medals from the Collection formed by the late T.H. Watts

Date of Auction: 20th February 2019

Sold for £120

Estimate: £80 - £100

ANGUS, Arbroath, Arbroath High School, The Wilson Medal, a silver award by Vaughton, male figure with scientific implements, rev. portcullis, named (Science Department, Session 1935-1936…Awarded to Kenneth G. Lowe, 1935-36), hallmarked Birmingham 1935, 51mm, 59.14g; Dux Medal, an engraved silver award by H. Tatton & Son, portcullis, rev. named (Mathematics, Kenneth G. Lowe, Session 1935-36), hallmarked Edinburgh 1935, 54mm, 42.73g [2]. Extremely fine; first with loop and ring for suspension, second in circular frame with loop and ring for suspension £80-£100


Kenneth Gordon Lowe (1917-2010), CVO, FRCP, eminent cardiologist; b Arbroath; educ. Arbroath High School and St Andrews University; established Dundee’s first blood transfusion service, 1942; medical registrar, Hammersmith Hospital, 1947-51; senior lecturer in medicine at St Andrews University and honorary consultant physician at Dundee Royal Infirmary, 1952-82; appointed Physician to the Queen in Scotland, 1971; retired 1982